LANDgram _ landscape architecture

LANDgram

Landscape installation

01 X INFO

AUTHOR: Altrove Atelier
PLACE: Roma, Italy
YEAR: 2017
STATUS: Built
INSTAGRAM [1]: @alexandru_dm
INSTAGRAM [2]: @nor_rigby

02 X DESCRIPTION

LANDgram is a landscape. LANDgram has many landscapes. LANDgram wants to represent the landscape that surrounds us, the one that we do not notice, the one that changes due to the action of time, space and human action. LANDgram is a landscape installation.

The landscape, as the human being, is constantly traveling, absorbing the effects of time and accumulate knowledge.

LANDgram presents itself as a game. We tried to relegate all this in what we have called the โ€œBOXโ€, to male tangible the changes of an evolving landscape in a continuous movement. We have defined our user, as a traveller-spectator, who can travel while staying still.

LANDgram can be associated to a game. To understand the components of LANDgram we can divide it in 2 elements, the โ€œBOXโ€ and the โ€œLANDโ€, more specifically the pieces of the game and plants.

The BOX. The Box represents the border of the landscape and has a pentagonal shape.

The Grid through 9 different colours identifies the ground for the various forms that the “LAND” has, in order to direct the correct positioning of the “LAND”. Inside there are the 5 ORSOGRILL panels that work as The Structure.

The Structure is the network for the growth of The Green Walls formed by climbing plants.

Due to project requests, the Box is coated on the outside by 19 sheets of OSB 9mm panels.

The LAND. The Land are triangular based vessels.

For this landscape installation the vessels have different heights between 15 and 120 cm each and fitted with castor wheels, to make them move, forming the various possible combinations. The landscape is formed by 53 “LAND”.

For simplification the different “LAND”s are divided into 3 different types:

– LAND 1: composed of a seat and a plant pot;

– LAND 2: only a seat;

– LAND 3: only a plant plot.

The materials used for the realization of the “LAND” are OSB panels and strips of wood. For the vessel structure was used a pouch in TNT where it is expected to be positioned the plant plot with the earth and plants. Each “LAND” has 3 castors positioned on the lower base to allow the displacement.

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05 X ABOUT

Musteata Dumitru Alexandru Born in Romania and later settled down in Italy. He took his Master Degree in Architectural Design in 2016. Intellectually formed as an architect in Dublin, Rome, Madrid and Helsinki, where he has worked at ALA Architects. Currently he is working together EDGE Architects in Rome.

Rieti Eleonora Currently student at the University of Roma TRE. She spent one year at the university of Lisbon where she had the opportunity to grow up academically. She is going to finish her studies at the Ecole Nationale Supรฉrieure d’Architecture Malaquais in Paris.

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